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Best-sellers 1. "The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards" by Kristopher Jansma 2. "Wichita 1930-2000" by Jay Price and Keith Wondra 3. "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed 4. "Crusoe's Daughter" by Jane Gardam 5. "Navigating Early" by Clare Vanderpool 6. "The Light
This is not quite how one expects a writer to introduce their work, but Gardam is unlike other writers in many ways, certainly when it comes to blowing her own trumpet. In any case, we agree that The Man in the Wooden Hat , the novel in question,
A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films, by David Thomson, Knopf, 1007 pages, $34 David Thomson's writing on film is provocative, analytic, fannish, acute and often brilliant. His wonderfully idiosyncratic selection of films here, each getting a page,
She's a find who's just beginning to be found, at least on our side of the Atlantic (thanks to the novels Old Filth and The Man in the Wooden Hat ), although more than 20 of her books have been published in England and she has won numerous prizes.
Spot the neglected author ... (from left) Jane Gardam, Tobias Hill and Carol Birch. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe / Rex / Christopher Thomond A couple of months back, I agreed to be part of a judging panel for a new promotion, Fiction Uncovered . The
Here's our not-so-scientific take on the nominees in the Fiction category and our guesses at what might go down on awards night, including the buzz about a few books in particular. In the Fiction category, we have the following finalists: Heroic